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The SNDMSG program allows users to send messages to other users to be
read at their convenience. The program was designed to be
conversational and therefore prompts for its inputs. The five inputs
which is to be the list of primary recipients of the message. Input
is in the form of a list of valid user names separated by commas and
terminated by a NEWLINE character. Recognition is available. Users
at other sites on the ARPANET are addressed as USER@SITE.
which is to be a list of users to be "copied". It is understood that
this list is for secondary recipients of the message. A null list is
which is a single line abstract of the message to be sent. A null
input is accepted but is not recommended (see RDMAIL specification for
the "PERUSE" option).
which is the body of the message to be sent. This is a collection of
text terminated by CTRL-Z.
is the mail to be queued to be sent latter (Q), sent now (S), do you
want help on how to answer this question (?) or do you want the system
default (CARRIAGE-RETURN). The current default is to send the mail
now. There are suboptions to the Q and S commands. Type ? for a
complete discription of all the possibilites.
Any of the above inputs, with the exception of Q,S,?,CARRIAGE-RETURN,
may input an indirect file which contains the applicable text by
typing control B.
After the above inputs have been provided, SNDMSG will output
This indicates that it is processing the mail. It will then type a
message indicating the mail has been sent, queued, timed out waiting
for response from the remote site or it could not find the mailbox
that was specified, etc. If the mail has been queued the NMAILR
program will try to send it latter.
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